E3S Web Conf.
Volume 68, 2018The 1st Sriwijaya International Conference on Environmental Issues 2018 (1st SRICOENV 2018)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Promoting Environment System|
|Published online||27 November 2018|
Determinant of Health Services Utilization by Persons with Disabilities in Palembang City
1 Department of Health Policy and Administration, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Sriwijaya, Indonesia
2 Department of Health Environment, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Sriwijaya, Indonesia
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The issue of PWDs (Person with Disabilities) is a human right issue. Stigma and discrimination from the community as well as health workers often become obstacles for PWDs in utilization of health services. The study aimed to determine the determinants of health services by PWDs in the city of Palembang. This study used cross sectional study design. The samples of this study were 103 samples of PWDs selected by cluster random sampling. The analysis methods of this study were bivariate using chi-square as well as multivariate test using multiple logistic regression tests. The study found that PWDs who utilize health care services are female, high income, easy access to health services, low health care cost and a positive attitude towards services health. The most influential variables on the utilization of health services is a positive attitude towards health services. The utilization of health services by PWDs in Palembang city has not optimal. It is hoped the goverrment will review the existing in health services so that a friendlier situation and region of PWDs can be created.
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